Empirical Corporate Finance 03.06.2013-07.06.2013

Kurssikuvaus: This course offers a doctoral level introduction to empirical corporate finance and aims to prepare students to do research on their own in this field.

Pidempi kurssikuvaus: This course offers a doctoral level introduction to Empirical Corporate Finance and aims to prepare doctoral students to do research on their own in this field. The course is organized around published and working papers in the field with an emphasis on econometric methods. Rather than providing an exhaustive overview of the field, the course focuses in depth on selected topics to illustrate different empirical approaches to the same or related questions. For instance using papers on ownership concentration and corporate governance, the course will highlight the following empirical themes: endogeneity, difference in difference estimators and event studies.

Muuta: Huom! Kurssin aikatauluksi on sovittu alustavasti luennoitsijan kanssa loppukevät/alkukesä 2013. Lopullinen aikataulu selviää myöhemmin.

Please visit the course homepage for more information:

http://gsf.aalto.fi/html_studies/gsf_empirical_corporate_finance.html

Kurssin yhteyshenkilö: Milja Weckroth

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Kurssin aikataulu: 03.06.2013-07.06.2013

Paikka: Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu

Kurssin laajuus opintopisteinä: 6

Kurssin tavoitteet: The course introduces a state of art knowledge in the area of empirical corporate finance/ governance and prepares students to do empirical research in their doctoral dissertation.

Kurssin suorittaminen: Written exam, term paper, empirical excercises

Kurssin arviointi: Grading will be on the scale of 0-5

Kohderyhmä: Doctoral students in Finance and related disciplines

Kurssin pääluennoitsijana toimii: Renée Adams